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h205 - Civil Engineering w Year in Industry BEng

Civil Engineering with Year in Industry BEng Honours

UCAS Code: H205 (4 Years)

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Course Overview

This professionally accredited BEng Honours degree includes a year in industry, boosting your academic knowledge with practical work experience in the civil engineering sector.

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At a Glance

UCAS Code
H205

UCAS Institution Name and Code
NEWC, N21

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Degree Awarded
BEng Honours

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Course Duration
4 Years

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Entry Requirements
A Level: AAB
IB: 35 points

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Opportunities

You'll learn about the infrastructure that underpins our quality of life, such as:

  • water supply and sanitation
  • transportation
  • structures

You also develop a strong understanding of how society might address global challenges such as climate change, population growth and resource scarcity.

Design projects give you the opportunity to showcase your professional skills, particularly in sustainable engineering.

Between Stages 2 and 3 you take a paid year in industry. This is a great opportunity for you to gain first-hand experience in the civil engineering sector. Some host companies even offer their placement students a job after they graduate.

Highlights of this degree

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Course Details

Modules for 2016 entry

Please note

The module and/or programme information below is for 2016 entry. Modules may be amended on an annual basis to take account of changing staff expertise, developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback.

Modules/programme information for 2017 entry will be published here as soon as it is available (mid-May 2017).

Our degrees are divided into Stages. Each Stage lasts for an academic year and you need to complete modules totalling 120 credits by the end of each Stage.

 

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Admissions Policy

See our Admissions Policy 2017 Entry (PDF: 109 KB).

See further policies related to admission.

 

Fees & Funding

Careers

Civil Engineering careers

The quality of Newcastle graduates is well recognised by the engineering profession and our students have an excellent record for obtaining rewarding employment at the end of their degree programmes. 

We host a dedicated Civil Engineering professional development fair for second-year students. Many of the sector’s leading employers and professional bodies attend. 

In recent years, our graduates have gone on to work for a range of leading companies and authorities such as Atkins, Arup, eCOM, CH2M Hill, Mott MacDonald, MWH, Transport for London, and Balfour Beatty.

As well as civil engineering careers, graduates have gone to work in the mining, nuclear, oil and gas, and renewable energy industries.

Some graduates have chosen to undertake advanced study (eg PhD or MSc) in civil engineering or related subjects. Others take up commissions in the Armed Forces.

An engineering degree will also equip you with the skills for a career in a wide variety of areas such as general management, administration, banking and insurance, with organisations such as HSBC and IBM.

Find out more about the career options for Civil Engineering from Prospects: The UK's Official Careers Website.

Apply

Before you apply you will need to check the entry requirements for your chosen degree. We accept a wide range of qualifications offered for entry to our degrees. We welcome applications from international students.

Applying to Newcastle University through UCAS

To apply for undergraduate study at Newcastle you must use the online application system managed by the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

UCAS codes for Newcastle University

  • institution name - NEWC
  • institution code - N21

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